“Ethiopian Family Taboo: Wait…Mom is Really My Grandma?!”

I always thought it would be cool to have a complicated family. When I was growing up, I had friends with parents who were divorced, which resulted in an abundance of  step-fathers and step-mothers, step-brothers and step-sisters, half-brothers and half-sisters and even more extended relatives. It sounds chaotic, which it could be at times, but it… More “Ethiopian Family Taboo: Wait…Mom is Really My Grandma?!”

SUCCESS: Who has it easier…the Immigrant or the American born Ethiopian?

I have heard this question posed before.  I heard someone say that the Ethiopian Immigrant has it easier , or an easier path to success than the American born Ethiopian.  In other words the statement was made to imply that the Ethiopian born Immigrant tends to be more successful than the American Born Ethiopian.  The… More SUCCESS: Who has it easier…the Immigrant or the American born Ethiopian?

Raising your kid “Ethiopian” or “American”

When raising your child in America, should you instill Ethiopian values or American values? Is there any American way to raise a child and an Ethiopian way to raise a child? (insert any other immigrant group besides Ethiopian if applicable). Ethiopians that immigrate to America from Ethiopia are forced to raise their children in an… More Raising your kid “Ethiopian” or “American”